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What Apple and the US Government Are Fighting Over

Apple Inc is resisting a federal court order that it help the US government break into the iPhone 5c (Review) of Rizwan Farook, who along with his wife killed 14 people in a December shooting in San Bernardino, California, which the government has described as a terror attack. The following is an explanation of the technology and data privacy issues ... Read More »

Real Cricket 16 for Android and iOS Announced

Real Cricket 14 remains one of the better representations of the sport on Android and iOS. This comes despite competition from the likes of Disney India’s ICC Pro Cricket games and a myriad of cookie-cutter clones that clutter the App Store and Google Play. It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new entry in the series. The last major ... Read More »

Get Hitman Free With Select AMD Video Cards and Processors

With action-stealth series Hitman seeing a new, episodic entry next month, developer IO Interactive is partnering with AMD to bring the game to those purchasing AMD hardware. “Qualifying purchases from participating retailers of an AMD Radeon R9 390/390X graphics card or FX 6-/8-Core PIB [processor in box] will receive a free copy of the creative stealth action game, Hitman,” reads ... Read More »

Hitman Go to Launch on Steam, PS4, and PS Vita Next Week

Hitman Go, the critically acclaimed mobile spin-off featuring Agent 47, will release on Steam next Tuesday, and on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita next Wednesday, Square Enix MontrĂ©al announced in a blog post Monday on its official website.   It will be launched as “Hitman Go: Definitive Edition”, as Square has worked to upgrade the graphics for bigger screens that ... Read More »

Quantum Break Coming to Windows 10 PC and Xbox One on the Same Day

Yes, you read right. The anticipated third-person time-manipulating shooter will be gracing Windows 10 PCs on the same day. The news comes via German website Game Star that was at a preview event for the game. It was revealed to hit Windows 10 PCs on April 5, which is the game’s release date for the Xbox One by its developer, ... Read More »

Amazon Lumberyard Terms and Conditions Foretell a Zombie Apocalypse

With Amazon launching its AAA game engine, Lumberyard, there’s the usual dose of legal documentation, ostensibly to ensure both developers and Jeff Bezos’ company have every possibility taken care of. And while most service terms are dull, dry, and for a lack of a better term, sleep-inducing, there’s one particular sliver of information in Lumberyard’s service terms (which falls under ... Read More »

ICICI Bank Launches Appathon With Visa, NPCI, and IBM

ICICI Bank on Tuesday announced the launch of a virtual mobile app development challenge, and is calling on India’s developer community to create the next generation of banking apps on mobile. Announced in partnership with Visa and NPCI, and hosted on the IBM Bluemix platform, ‘ICICI Appathon’ offers over 50 APIs from the BFSI sector (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Student Micro-Lending Startup, Rentals Marketplace, and More

Buddy Bengaluru-based student micro-lending startup, Buddy, announced that it has raised a Pre Series-A funding round of $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3.4 crores) from Blume Ventures, TracxnLabs and other angels. Buddy enables college students to buy e-commerce products via short and long-term payment plans, and has partnerships with India’s largest e-commerce players including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. The startup started operations ... Read More »

Telegram Update Brings Improved Voice Messages, Secret Chats, and More

Telegram, a popular instant messenger, has started rolling out an update to its Android and iOS apps. The update adds several new features along with some improvements and tweaks. The update on Android (v3.5.1) and iOS (v3.5) brings Voice Messages v2.0, which now has a new interface with waveform visualisations. It also has a new player, enabling users to listen ... Read More »

iPhone 6s, PlayStation 4, Canon EOS 700D, and More Tech Deals

This week we have a great entry-level DSLR from Canon, Lenovo Ideapad 2, Apple’s iPhone 6s and a lot more with discounts and offers. 1. Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera In the market for a DSLR that offers the right combination of pricing and features? The Canon EOS 700D might be a perfect fit. The DSLR is now down to ... Read More »